Service Contract Reporting (SCR) Reminder: All federal contractors and first-tier subcontractor providing services, including GSA Schedule Holders, with service contracts that contain FAR clauses 52.204-14 or 52.204-15, are required to complete Service Contracts Reporting (SCR) requirements through the System for Award Management (SAM) before the due date of October 31, annually.
Justification for Other Than Full and Open Competition (JOFOC) - All open market JOFOCs exceeding the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) are posted on this website in addition to being advertised on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website. (Some information may have been redacted to exclude proprietary information).
Contractor Security - Contract employees assigned to work under IRS contracts must undergo investigative processing appropriate to the position sensitivity and risk level designation associated with the work to be performed, as described in the Department of the Treasury Security Manual (TD P 15-71). In support of this undertaking, the contractor shall furnish prescribed security forms and documentation to the Contractor Security Lifecycle Program (CSLP), within 10 business days of assigning (or reassigning) a contractor employee to an IRS contract and prior to the contract employee performing any work there under.
Contractor Employees – Required IT Security Training - The Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 requires contractor employees to complete training prior to performing work for the IRS. This includes the Mandatory Awareness Briefings, as well as training pertaining to the specific services or tasks that the contractor employee performs. Contact your IRS Contracting Officer’s Representative for more details on this required training.
Publication 4812 - Contractor Security Controls - Functions as the standard for security controls to be employed by contractors who will have or need access to IRS information, and/or who will have or need access to, maintain or operate IRS information systems in order to perform or carry out and meet their contractual obligations. Publication 4812 is a "layperson's guide" to NIST SP 800-53 when access to IRS information or information systems under contracts for services on behalf of the IRS is outside of IRS controlled facilities or the direct control of the Service (as opposed to Internal Revenue Manual 10.8.1 - Information Technology (IT) Security, Policy and Guidance, which applies when contractors are accessing IRS information and information systems at Government controlled facilities).
Treasury Acquisition Institute (TAI) Training - The Treasury Acquisition Institute (TAI) was established by the Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service in partnerships with other Treasury Bureaus on September 14, 1983. TAI was created to coordinate and lead Departmental and Bureau efforts to obtain the best training possible for their acquisition professionals.
Guides for Doing Business with the Government - Information on how to do business with the Federal Government.
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) FAR Contractor Reporting - This link allows contractors to comply with the reporting requirements in the December 12, 2008, Federal Acquisition Regulation final rule. Specifically, contractors must use this process to satisfy the requirement that they notify TIGTA, in writing, whenever the contractor has credible evidence that a principal, employee, agent, or subcontractor of the Contractor has committed a violation of the civil False Claims Act or a violation of Federal criminal law involving fraud, conflict of interest, bribery, or gratuity violations in connection with the award, performance, or closeout of a contract or any related subcontract.
Useful Links - Links to various sites.
Federal programs for small businesses and exporters.